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Tonight on GeekNights, we talk about Scott's opinions of HFS+ and case-sensitivity. In other news, del.icio.us appears to finally be on the long grim road toward death, Scott has replaced it with Pinboard, the main danger of Augmented Reality Forks is poop-flavor hacking, and the AP no longer capitalizes Internet.
The GeekNights Patreon is so close to its first goal that Rym is going to publish (soon) the first ever episode of GeekNights: before the October 31 2005 official beginning!Download MP3
Can we get more quality Scott episodes?
Also the episode made me understand why half the written apps and scripts just fail on Linux or Windows after being written on OSX.
I thought Linus was going overboard but after reading the wiki article it makes sense.
Maybe do more episodes on computer science / infrastructure / networking / OS problems. Seems better than tech round-up.
Also Steve Wozniak never really gets the public props he deserves.
MI = Michigan
MS = Mississippi
MO = Missouri
MA = Massachusetts
MN = Minnesota
ME = Maine
MD = Maryland
MT = Montana
MX = Mexico
ASS = insufferable pedant
Guy claims he has a problem with a repo. Git says there are changes when they're aren't. I clone the repo—no problem. We poke at it for a few minutes, and I keep digging. It turns out, he does most of his development on Windows. I reboot to look at the share from Windows and… did you know NTFS/SMB can sometimes be case insensitive? Turns out, there was a
FooBarwhich were distinct subdirectories in Linux but which were masked in Windows. At least, Explorer or whatever would only show one of them, and ditto whatever build tool he was using.